Category Archives: SMILES

DeClutter-A-Day

Happy New Year! I obviously had a moment of de-cluttering breakdown with my last post “Learn to Love Clutter”.   It’s not a strategy that will ever work for me. Seems  like almost a year has gone by since my heroic … Continue reading

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Learn to Love Clutter ?

Maybe there is an alternative to continuously unsuccessfully de-cluttering.    Perhaps I should become a hoarder and completely reverse my thinking about clutter ? Become a collector of EVERYTHING 😀😀😀😀😀🤡 Starting with SOCKS.   Why not, it is as good a place to … Continue reading

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Special Delivery !

It was a special day today for someone in the Graham household.   Lots of cards through the letterbox and flowers delivered to the door, all for Mo’s birthday.    But, there was one important one missing.   The day … Continue reading

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Depressed Birds

Just a week ago I was writing about too many older people being prescribed anti-depressants to combat loneliness.  (See “Quick Fix Depression” by clicking on Pills in the TAG CLOUD). GP’s don’t change their habits easily, so I don’t expect … Continue reading

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Move to the Country – 4

Every year Prudential publishes its Retirement Quality of Life Index for England and Wales.   It is eagerly awaited by thousands of older people because it tells you the best place to live if you want a happy, healthy life. … Continue reading

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Cloud Surfing – Alaska with Cap

GrumbleSmiles was set up to provide innovative answers to tackling the problems of loneliness in later life.    Many older people are less able to get out and about, which can be the first steps towards a life of isolation. … Continue reading

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Cloud Surfing – Scotland

GrumbleSmiles was set up to provide innovative answers to tackling the problems of loneliness in later life.    Many older people are less able to get out and about, which can be the first steps towards a life of isolation. … Continue reading

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